WSK: The Festival of the Recently Possible together with The Japan Foundation Asia Center and De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde School of Design and Arts shed light on the growing importance of new media arts in the era of rapid innovation and technological evolution at WSK Axis 2017 festival, which ran from Oct 23 to Nov 4, 2017.
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Sponsored by Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), Warehouse Eight together with Kwago Bookstore organized the first experience-driven book fair that explores the different ways to consume literature.
WSK: The Festival of the Recently Possible together with The Japan Foundation Asia Center and De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde School of Design and Arts open WSK Axis 2017 festival with the biggest new media arts exhibit INTERSTICES: Manifolds of the In-between on October 23, 2017, 4Pm at De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde School of Design and Arts.
In anticipation of Manila Biennale:OPENCITY 2018, Carlos Celdran of in partnership with WSK: The Festival of the Recently Possible, The Japan Foundation Asia Center and De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde School of Design and Arts is bringing Katsuki Nogami’s “Yamada Taro” project to Manila on Oct 27, 2017 at 4PM.
Every October for the past twenty-four years MEGA SHOW has showcased the extraordinary expansion of Asian manufacturing, the skill and expertise demonstrated by the producers, and has reflected global trends in the purchasing and supply of consumer retail products industries for international buyers. This year, with just under 4000 suppliers from twenty-six countries over seven trading days MEGA SHOW is the definitive centre of global sourcing based in the best Asian city for business, Hong Kong.
On August 27, 2016, Mark Arcamo’s sequel to a recently concluded show opens to the public. To be shown at Ysobel Art Gallery, the exhibition is interestingly entitled Interference. It is a comprehensive collection of the artist’s newest works on paper. The collection features 4 sets of portraits, namely, “Configuration,” “Reformed”, “Residual Image,” and “Tampered.”
Gearing up for CES, the wearables trend continues to rise and cause feverish excitement for 2016. Newcomer neyya launched their digital companion smart ring in November, partnered with a long list of high-end retailers, as industry veterans Microsoft and Apple made announcements for a smart ring patents.
Kapil Srivastava, the multi-talented artist, music author, composer, the top guitarist and regarded as the “Guitarmonk of India,” was recently nominated as the Chairman of National Committee (Arts & Culture) for SAF, a leading government associate for Skill, Health & Empowerment. The brain behind Guitarmonk’s success as the first formal guitar education institute that tailored a curriculum catering to the needs of music learners and players not only in India but across the globe.
Kapil Srivastava, founder of India’s largest chain of Guitar Academies – guitarmonk, nominated as the Chairman of National Committee (Arts, Music & Culture) today for SAF, a leading government associate for Skill, Health & Empowerment.
It is interesting to note that despite the domestic commonalities that artists Mark Dawn Arcamo and Janelle Tang have, they still are able to effectively preserve their individual artistic universe.